Spirit Airlines would seem to have worked out the difficulties that still left dozens of flights grounded in Columbus previously this month.
Soon after canceling the vast majority of its flights two months in the past, Spirit has logged no canceled flights out of John Glenn Columbus International Airport given that Aug 8, in accordance to just lately produced facts from the flight tracking firm Flight Knowledgeable.
In the preceding week, Spirit cancelled a lot more than half of its flights out of John Glenn (the airline does not fly out of Rickenbacker Worldwide Airport). The difficulty was particularly acute on Aug. 3 and Aug. 4, when all-around 84% of Spirit’s flights have been grounded.
Hundreds of Spirit flights were being named off nationwide, leaving travellers stuck in crowded airport terminals, struggling to make past moment alterations to their vacation designs.
In feedback to nationwide media shops, Spirit CEO Ted Christie blamed terrible weather conditions and staffing shortages.
“This is not our proudest moment,” he informed reporters on Aug. 5.
A Spirit spokesperson did not immediately react to a concept in search of comment Monday morning.
Stranded travellers vented to reporters and took to social media to complain about extensive waits in airport lounges and upended journey programs.
The airline promised to deliver free of charge lodge stays and when attainable.